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Date Posted

Jun 10, 2015


International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

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TEI Consultants at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

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IFES, a reputable international NGO that supports the building of electoral democracies with support from USAID seeks qualified applicants to fill the below position in its Abuja office:

Job Title: TEI Consultant


  • The Electoral Institute (TEI) is an organ of the Independent National Electoral Commission, which is responsible for training for elections and also electoral research.
  • Two weeks consultancy to develop a strategic plan for The Electoral Institute (TEI) of INEC.
  • The overall objective of this consultancy is to work with the TEI and develop a five-years Strategic plan that ensures that TEI achieves its mandate.

Scope of Work

The scope of work for the Consultant will include but is not limited to:
  • Identify core activities, issues and projects for TEI;
  • Review current institutional structures and identify how to make them serve TEI well;
  • Undertake an examination of staff structure, in context of similar professional Electoral Institutes and recommend appropriate portfolios, offices and experts required;
  • Identify the facilities and infrastructure that will be required to operate an effective TEI;
  • Plan and facilitate a workshop with management staff and others to prioritize strategic directions;
  • Through a consultative process and application of an appropriate tool of analysis, identify focus areas and develop strategic objectives and key result areas for the same;
  • Take cognizance of the INEC Strategic Plan and activities contained therein in developing TEI Strategic plan;
  • Finalize Strategic plan and action plan and submit to TEI.

Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a Master's Degree in a relevant field in the area of planning, public policy, development studies.

  • At least five years professional experience in strategic planning and management.
  • Prior working experience with INEC on this is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with government partners and other stakeholders in public sector development programs especially in the area of capacity development.

Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • High level written and oral communication skills in English
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy and integrity;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and professional skills in interacting with government and development partners;
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops;
  • Evidence of having undertaken similar assignments;
  • Experience in research, policy development, management and programming-related work.

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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Closing Date

1st July, 2015.
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